Collaborative forecasting in the automotive industry

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Coming from the "collaborative forecasting" working group of 2021, this document also suggests areas for improvement to strengthen the collaboration of the actors involved.

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1. Automotive business requirements

2. Global automotive planning process model

3. Detailled planning process analysis
3.1. Forecast analysis (intelligence)
3.2. Strategic business planning
3.3. Budget
3.4. Sales plan
3.5. Sales & Operation planning
3.6. Master Production Schedule (including firm sequence)
3.7. Material Requirement Planning (including firm orders)
3.8. Capacity Management
3.9. New product projects
3.10. Crisis management

4. Consolidation of the planning process
4.1. What are the challenges for the automotive industry?
4.2. Forecasting: where are the real operational levers?
4.3. What about planning risk management?
4.4. Collaborative improvement opportunities?
4.5. Progress report on the workgroup recommendations

5. Conclusion

6. Acknowledgement